Los Angeles Has A Magnitude-4.4 Quake That Sent News Anchors Under Their Desks

March 17, 2014  |  

Los Angeles experienced a 4.4-magnitude earthquake this morning that sent news anchors (and others, we’re sure) scrambling for cover.

The Los Angeles Times says there are no reports of injuries or damage, but the tremors were felt across Southern California. Commuters might also feel the aftershock with delays expected on public transportation systems. Roads seem to be fine.

People the paper spoke to didn’t seem too shaken up (Ha! See what we did there?) by the quake. But when the studio started shaking, these anchors ducked for cover beneath their desk. Can’t say we blame them. We had a small earthquake on the East Coast a couple of years ago and the building I worked in was evacuated as a safety precaution.

Some others out in LA were a little more nervous about the quake, calling 911 when they felt it. Cause the police wouldn’t also feel an earthquake happening?

[h/t Business Insider, New York mag]

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